Dr. Daniel Hoffman is a Licensed Psychologist (PSY 32053) and Primary Therapist at Iris Healing providing group, individual, couples, and family sessions. He specializes in the treatment of trauma and anxiety, and has worked in the addiction field since 2011.
Irina Kapustina brings her wealth of experience to ensure the smooth daily operations for Iris Healing.
Before joining the Iris team, Irina had her own company that worked internationally and then spent several years working in a large corporation.
Irina is passionate about the healing work that happens at Iris Healing and she brings her business acumen as well as her compassion for clients in recovery with her every day.
Scotty has been working in the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Treatment profession for the past 14 years. With a personal history of substance abuse and the many adversities that accompany the lifestyle, Scotty began to make a change in his life. Scotty attended and completed the Addiction Studies Program at Los Angeles Pierce College and is currently a member of the California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals and recognized as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor II, with over 10,000 hours in the field.
DaMarcus L. Morton graduated from the University of Akron in Ohio where he studied Sociology. He continued his studies in Los Angeles, California where he was trained in Addiction treatment. DaMarcus has served on the Training Advisory Board for Law & Ethics for Mental Health and Chemical Dependency Professionals in Seattle, Washington. In addition, he has been part of the Department of Social and Health Services in their Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse. DaMarcus has been actively involved with various Family Service programs where he has made tremendous impact with his knowledge of addiction and social awareness. He has a recovery coaching practice, MindSET for Recovery that works in conjunction with various treatment centers as well as treatment programs.
Michelle believes that neuroscience is at the center of healing. While training to become certified she experienced her own transformation and at that time she knew she had found her life’s passion. Because of her own struggle with Depression, Trauma, and complicated reactions to medications she prefers a natural approach to healing. Michelle’s favorite quote is “every brain deserves this chance”. She begins each day eager to help others, and with gratitude for the healing in her own life. Michelle has worked extensively with developmental trauma survivors and with clients who suffer chronic emotion dysregulation, as well as co-occurring eating and substance use disorders. Her focus is in helping those new to Neurofeedback to understand the process, benefits, and ensuring that they feel safe as they begin their journey. She also emphasizes the importance educating clients about brain health as they continue with treatment.
Anita Kaplan is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who received her Bachelors of Arts in Psychology from The University of Arizona in 2000 and her Master’s Degree in Social Work from The University of Southern California in 2002. She graduated with Honors and was a part of an Honors Psychology organization called Psi Chi.
With his own life experience and his unique style of motivational teaching, Greg helps those struggling with drug and alcohol sobriety to REMAIN sober after treatment. He speaks the language of Spiritual Recovery and knows how to connect with those in need of his message. He has over 1,000 hours of coaching, facilitating and speaking. His dynamic energy, which is both captivating and inspiring, transforms lives. Whether working with high-level athletes, actors, and professionals or disenfranchised youth on the streets of Los Angeles, Greg’s method and message is the same. Combining compassion, tough love, and spiritual guidance in his Spiritual Design for Successful Sober Living, Greg has a powerful formula for helping those struggling with sobriety to heal and thrive. Greg loves meditating, praying, swimming, hiking, and working out. When he’s not leading groups and working with clients, you can bet he’s either poolside or at the beach.
Jessica Cahn is a Primary Therapist at Iris Healing Retreat. She received her MSW from California State University, Northridge in 2018 and is currently an Associate Clinical Social Worker gaining hours towards her licensure.
Jessica’s therapeutic experience includes working with underserved communities in Head Start programs for children ages 3 to 5 years old, facilitating parenting groups to adolescents and their families, providing group and individual therapy for at risk high school students, and leading group therapy for formerly incarcerated individuals to reduce recidivism rates.